Religion: An Historic Stride

On the edge of the city of Rome are a few irregular acres, carefully defined, upon which are a garden and some crowded buildings—the world's most famous church, the world's most famous chapel, a very famous art gallery, miles of corridors, a few apartments. They are the Vatican. Outside of these acres, no foot of Pope has ever trod since 1870.

To the right of the Portone di Bronzo, across the square (Piazza San Pietro), stands a welfare institution conducted by Americans (K. of C.) for Italian children. Ferdinand Tuohy, correspondent of The New...

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